A reportedly suicidal man shot and critically wounded a Norwich police officer during a lengthy standoff that stretched into Monday night, police said. Norwich police Officer Jonathan Ley, who was shot several times,was listed in critical condition, Yale-New Haven Hospital spokesman Mark D’Antonio said. Officers had gone to the Cedar Glen Apartment Complex at about 2:45 p.m. after getting a report that an armed man had threatened to provoke police into killing him, investigators said. Police evacuated the apartment complex and were trying to negotiate with the man Monday night.
Officer badly wounded in standoff in Norwich, Conn.
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